The Arts Partnership is hosting another art market at APT, a Creative Incubator just in time for Mother’s Day!
From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, come shop from local artists and enjoy ‘mom’osas while the kids participate in “Plants of the Past,” an art activity with NDSU Geosciences where they’ll see and touch real fossils from around the world and create colorful flowers for mom.
UPDATE: We’re excited to announce that Choice Financial is joining us at the Mother’s Day Art Market to unveil three limited edition debit cards featuring work by local artists Ashley Kunz, Dan Francis and Cris Fulton! The unveiling of the cards takes place at 11 a.m. at the market.
The following artists (listed in alphabetical order) will have work for sale at the market. An * indicates APT Studio Artists:
Chelsea Odden* (paintings/mixed media)
Christina Johnson (illustrations)
Dak & Co* (clothing/mixed media)
Fermie Studios* (ceramics)
Flying 7 Fine Art/Anna Johnson (printmaker)
Hideuhs Art Labs (illustrations/mixed media)
Jenny Junker (printmaker)
Mark Elton (digital illustrations)
Midwest Mud* (ceramics)
Must Love Beads (jewelry)
Nancy Baier (mixed media)
The Random Craft (handmade coffee/tea cozys)
Rockgirl Studio* (jewelry)
Shelby T Artistry* (jewelry/paintings)
Stacey Glamm (jewelry)
Tarjei Nossum* (glass work)
Tina Goodmund*(mixed media)
Whispering Nomad Art/Charlotte Nightingale (macrame/jewelry)
White Moth Studio* (paintings/mixed media)
… and more to come!
Watch the recap video of our Holiday Art Market here to get an idea of what you can expect at the Mother’s Day Art Market (minus the holiday decorations, of course)!
This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available at and around APT, a creative incubator located at 225 4th Ave N in downtown Fargo. Enter in the south door (you will see large “SUPPORT LOCAL ART” signs outside).
So, what is APT, a Creative Incubator anyway?
APT, a creative incubator, is a demonstration space in downtown Fargo for our thriving local art scene. This includes studio spaces, gallery walls and rental areas for arts workshops, classes, rehearsals, performances and more. Check us out on Facebook!
Look at the APT rental rates for a complete listing of rental costs for gallery walls, short-term rentals and the public areas.
Interested in a studio? We still have a few left, and we’d love to talk with you further about renting a permanent space. Contact Christina Johnson, APT manager, 701.238.4074 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a tour.
Background on APT:
The Arts Partnership started working with Kilbourne Group in the summer of 2016 and has entered into an agreement to manage over 12,000 square-feet of the former MEPS building at 225 4th Ave. N. in Fargo for two-years.
We call the space APT because not only does it provide a suitable environment for many creatives to thrive, but in a nurturing, shared, safe and creative environment, individual artists of all types are growing their own artistry, getting more recognition of their art and joining a communal artistic practice of excellence that also serves the larger community through programming, access to the arts and by providing a gathering location in a highly creative space.
APT is home to 25+ artists of all kinds, including visual, performing, literary, culinary, design and more. In addition, there are two major public spaces for creating business- and community-wide events and programming as well as large meeting rooms that are excellent rental spaces for the business sector.
For years, The Arts Partnership has endeavored to help the FM metro understand the real value of investing in the arts in a deeper way. We know that it works fabulously in other communities, and now we are proving what it will do here in the metro.
When the arts are supported and flourishing in a community:
- It’s easier to attract and retain employees and new business
- They create a positive sense of place and help define neighborhoods and districts
- They foster a creative class of employees and citizens, which is good for everyone
- They bring a dynamic vibrancy that extends far beyond their physical space
- They are an economic engine in their own right
Contacts: Dayna Del Val, Executive Director of The Arts Partnership 701.237.6133 or email@example.com -or- Christina Johnson, APT manager 701.238.4074 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of The Arts Partnership is to cultivate the arts in the community.
The mission of APT is to provide a creative, collaborative and safe place for artists to make art and for the community to collide with it.
Since January, we have hosted multiple kinds of public events, including the Short & Sweet monthly gatherings with the studio artists of APT and culinary treats by Nancy Olson. They are going really well and are a fabulous way to enjoy the space and those inside.